CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A new study ranking the best and worst states in the country for healthcare was released Monday, and the Carolinas didn’t fare very well.
WalletHub’s 2019’s Best & Worst States for Health Care study compared statistics such as average monthly insurance premiums, the number of insured adults and children, and mortality and disease rates for a all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
North Carolina, the study suggests, comes in second-to-last on the list at number 50.
South Carolina came in only two states above N.C. at number 48.
The best-ranked state in the country for healthcare was Minnesota, while Alaska was ranked as the worst at number 51.
To read the entire study, click here.